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'The Harlem Hellfighters': The African Americans who fought in World War I

They may have lived in a segregated society in the US, but on the battlefield, they fought alongside their French peers. The 369th infantry regiment was made up of African-American soldiers who volunteered to fight in the Great War. As we commemorate the centenary of the armistice, a French documentary tells their story.

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Military historian André Rakoto joins us to talk about what it meant for the men involved and for the struggle for civil rights. We also take a look at other artistic tributes to mark a century since the end of hostilities on the Western Front.

>> Henry Johnson, Harlem soldier and forgotten WWI hero

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